Karishma Patel is Partner at Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund and Manager of Draper Venture Network. She has held positions at Sony Music, ClassPass, and LiveIntent before starting her own travel tech startup. As a transition into VC, she went through Venture University's apprenticeship program, where she was a part of the sourcing, diligence and closing process for the following 6 investments: The Riveter, Court Buddy, 3TEN8, OurHealthMate, Blokable, and QunoMedical.
She holds a B.A. from New York University and received her Master's from USC Marshall School of Business.